Getting to Clitheroe

By Car

The A59 runs from Preston and the M6 in the west through to Skipton, Harrogate and York to the east. Close by are Blackburn, Whalley, Accrington, Burnley and the towns of the Colne Valley. To the north is Lancaster and you have options of driving through the Forest of Bowland or travelling via the M6.

There are a number of inexpensive car parks right in the town centre at the Market, the Station, Railway View Avenue and along Lowergate. Please see the map below for details.

The car parks on Sundays and in the evenings are free and it's easier to find places along the well lit streets. All the car parks have accessibility spaces and there are some near to or outside the venues. At the Atrium it is possible to drive up to the castle museum as there are accessibility spaces available outside. If you need any further help please let us know.

By Train

Trains from Manchester Victoria to Clitheroe depart approximately every hour from Monday to Saturday from 6am to 11pm (with trains departing every half an hour from 4pm to 7pm). Sunday service has hourly trains from 8am to 10pm. Please download and check the exact times on this Northernline timetable. 

By Bus

Here's details of all the bus services to and from the Clitheroe interchange, click here...

There's an hourly route from Manchester City Centre via Accrington on the X41 Red Express bus, and routes from the Accrington to Clitheroe every half an hour on the 14 and 15 buses. Click here and here for details

On Foot

There are lots of walking trails through and around Clitheroe. There are lots of quality camping, caravan and holiday parks (as well as luxury inns!) in the area which are in easy walking distance of the town.

By Taxi

Here's a list of taxi companies put together by the Clitheroe Advertiser click here...

Taxis are available from the Platform Gallery next to the railway station, at the top of King Lane opposite Fat Face and at the bottom of Moor Lane near to Holmes Mill, opposite Sainsbury's.

Clitheroe Map